Table 3.16Decision analytic results with varying assumptions in cesarean delivery rates

Induction of laborExpectant Management until 40 weeksExpectant Management until 41 weeks
Total QALYsMaternal QALYsNeonatal QALYsTotal QALYsMaternal QALYsNeonatal QALYsTotal QALYsMaternal QALYsNeonatal QALYS
C/S rate equal56.92026.92029.99956.90426.91929.98556.87726.91529.962
C/S rate 22% lower IOL56.93026.93029.99956.90426.91929.98556.87726.91529.962
C/S rate 22% higher IOL56.91026.91029.99956.90426.91929.98556.87726.91529.962

C/S: Cesarean delivery; QALY: Quality-adjusted life year

From: 3, Decision Analytic Model of Elective Induction of Labor

Cover of Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor
Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 176.
Caughey AB, Sundaram V, Kaimal AJ, et al.

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